Respectful Workplace

Deepen your understanding of respectful workplace behaviour and learn how we can all contribute to a culture of respect at work.

NSHA's Respectful Workplace Policy

Please review NSHA's Respectful Workplace Policy for definitions of offensive and disrespectful behaviour, and the procedures to follow for formal and informal complaints.

The resources on this site are intended to help physicians and staff deepen their understanding of respectful workplace behaviour and provide examples of how we can all contribute to a culture of respect at work.

 

Posters

Download and print the Respectful Workplace and Code of Conduct posters for your work area.


NSHA Respectful Workplace Workshop

Respectful Workplace Workshop

Nova Scotia Health Authority, 2018.

Where to start

10 Minute Resources

If you just have a few minutes, find introductory information, including short videos, checklists, tips, tools and articles.

Go to 10 Minute Resources       

10–30 Minute Resources

If you have a little more time, find more detailed information, including articles, podcasts, videos and TED Talks.

Go to 10–30 Minute Resources 

In-Depth Resources

If you have a few hours, take a deep dive into the subject, including books, MOOCs, courses, webinars and Lynda.com classes.

Go to In-Depth Resources         

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